Professor Jeremy Moss says the concept of justice needs to be front and centre of our efforts to reduce the harmful impacts of climate change. If we don’t, he says, we could make a very bad situation worse.
To avoid dangerous climate change, the world must drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions. social and economic changes to achieve that will be costly and disruptive. The choices we make will determine who benefits and who bears the burden.
Jeremy Moss is a Professor of Political Philosophy and Co-Director of the Practical Justice Initiative at the University of New South Wales, where he leads the Climate Justice Research Program. He also chaired the UNESCO working group on Climate Ethics and Energy Security.
This episode presents highlights of a public talk, hosted by the Brotherhood of St Laurence Research and Policy Centre in April 2019.
Duration: 42 mins 31 secs
Published/Podcast: August 2019
Producers: Aysha Zackariya and Sharon Lee
Music: Lee Rosevere
Brotherhood Talks is a podcast by the Brotherhood of St Laurence, a community organisation working towards an Australia free of poverty. Listen to experts discuss a wide range of issues of key importance in overcoming the challenge of poverty and disadvantage in Australia.